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U.S.S. ROANOKE

(CL-145)

NUNC PARATI SUMUS

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CL-145 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY1945-Keel Date: 15 MAY 1945
at New York Shipbuilding Corporation of Camden NJ
JUN1947-Launch Date: 16 JUN 1947
APR1949-Commissioned: 4 APR 1949
AUG1949- Shellback Initiation - 28 AUG 1949 - Pacific Ocean
AUG1949- Shellback Initiation - 28 AUG 1949 - Pacific Ocean
AUG1949- Shellback Initiation - 28 AUG 1949 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1950-MAY1950Mediterranean
MAY1950-MAY1950Mediterranean
JAN1951-MAY1951Mediterranean
DEC1951-MAY1952Mediterranean
JAN1952-MAY1952Mediterranean
OCT1952-NOV1952Guantanamo Bay
JAN1953-MAY1953Mediterranean
JUL1953-JUL1953midshipmen cruise
AUG1953-AUG1953Caribbean
OCT1953-JAN1954Dry Dock
JAN1954-FEB1954shake down &ori
MAR1954-SEP1954Mediterranean
SEP1954-DEC1954Mediterranean
SEP1954-FEB1955local ops gitmo san juan
MAR1955-MAY1955Mediterranean
JUN1955-JUN1955new york cruise
AUG1955-AUG1955Guantanamo Bay
AUG1955-AUG1955havana cuba gitmo
SEP1955-SEP1955under way west coast
OCT1955-FEB1956dry docks bremerton wash
OCT1955-OCT1955san deigo to bremerton wash
FEB1956-APR1956long beach shake down
MAY1956-DEC1956West Pac
MAY1956-DEC1956west pac first cruise
SEP1956-Shellback Initiation - 3 SEP 1956 - Pacific Ocean
NOV1956-JAN1957West Pac
JAN1957-MAY1957local ops long beach area
MAY1957-MAY1957family cruise
JUN1957-JUN1957operation home run
JUL1957-AUG1957home port stay nounderway time
SEP1957-MAY1958west pac 2nd cruise
SEP1957-Shellback Initiation - 11 SEP 1957 - Pacific Ocean
SEP1957- Shellback Initiation - 11 SEP 1957 - Pacific Ocean
OCT1958-Decommissioned: 31 OCT 1958

CL-145 General Specifications

Class: Worcester-class light cruiser

Complement: 1401 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 14700 tons

Length: 679 feet

Beam: 70 feet

Draft: 25 feet

Final Disposition: Sold to Levin Metals Corporation of San Jose Calif. on 22